Learning highlights: July-August 2018

Mathemagenic

It’s way into September now, but I still want to catch some of the highlights of July and August.

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New Transformations Website

Networking Action

I want to encourage all to join the SDG Transformations Forum blog (weekly, registration on upper right) and newsletter (quarterly, registration bottom of all site pages). The Forum is my major focus these days, and we aim for it to … Net Dev

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In the traditional model the server is in the middle (see image below), but in this new model, a network of servers is geographically distributed, meaning that when you click on a website you will get content from the local server; it will be accessible from the nearest convenient source.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

Quoted text below from BBC Radio 4 website, relating to Episode 1). Quoted text below from BBC Radio 4 website, relating to Episode 2). Quoted text below from BBC Radio 4 website, relating to Episode 3). Quoted text below from BBC Radio 4 website, relating to Episode 4).

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Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

This interest was sparked by hearing McGilchrist say, on a course I attended earlier this year (see Field & Field website ), that there are no static and separate things, but instead there are relationships and patterns.

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Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. HolonIQ, Nov 30, 2018 Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. The website describes each briefly and links to some representative startups.

2018 166

Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

To help prepare for this task, watch the video ‘From Repositories to the Distributed Web’ as well as these videos on IPFS and Beaker: installing IPFS , making a website with IPFS , installing Beaker. Due: Nov 23, 2018. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

She believes in remix as a culture, transparency of work and multi-media work and has a website and many videos to prove it. stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. See also: Amy Burvall’s website. Backwaters, Kerala (* see note below).

2018 148

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

It was not as spacious as it appears on their website photos. Rome, like Venice , is a city known to be notoriously difficult for people in wheelchairs to visit.

2018 182

Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

If you would like to edit the map you can download Matthias Melcher’s Think Tool from his website – [link] and then upload his file, which is accessible via this link [link] by dragging and dropping it into the tool.

2018 174

There are No Things. There are patterns.

Jenny Connected

As we can see from his website, Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and his Emissary.

2018 206

E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

As Ben explained, Unlock enables anyone on the web to make money from your own website without going through a middleman, although it does not have to be about money. Everyone should have their own website. You can decide how to organize the different types of data on your own website.

2018 139

Identity from the perspective of authentication

Jenny Connected

As explained on the Yubico website, “U2F is an open authentication standard that enables internet users to securely access any number of online services with one single security key instantly and with no drivers or client software needed.

2018 139

Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

Matthias explains this really well at the start of his video, which is posted on his website download page – [link]. Matthias Melcher Thought Condensr website – [link]. This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 task for course participants created by Matthias Melcher.

2018 139

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

Here are some of the examples of people participating in the R organism “computing on itself” at the Rstudio::conf 2018: Import: Open, welcome. One great examples of that was Yihui Xie ’s “ Creating Websites with R Markdown and blogdown ”. R is not just software.

2018 169

E-Learning 3.0 : Task 2

Jenny Connected

Further Resources to support this task can be found in the form of videos, blog posts and readings, on the e-Learning 3 course website. Two initial tasks have been created by Stephen Downes for the E-Learning 3.0 No doubt there will be more. We can choose which of these two tasks to complete.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page. Sometimes I feel as if I’m in possession of a great and important secret, but I live in a world where (almost) everyone else speaks a strange foreign language, so no one can understand me. “Hey!”,

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Protected: PARTICIPATORY mapping of agricultural collaborations in Malawi

Making CommunitySense

You must visit the website and enter the password to continue reading. This post is password protected. Uncategorized agriculture community mapping CommunitySensor Malawi methodology participation

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Community and organization intertwine

Learning Alliances

For example, organizations can own assets like websites and other technologies, have payrolls, are bound by law, and have clear accountability. I’ve been thinking about how community and organization are intertwined, especially when they are interdependent like they are in churches, synagogues, or mission-driven organizations like Amnesty International. The formation of a process team that’s focused on governance in Shambhala prompts me to write some of my thoughts down.

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(Microlearning) tool of the month: Guidiance

Joitske Hulsebosch

Recent development is that you can easily place courses where you want: on your website or in other software. Microlearning is a trend in online learning, so the tool of the month is a microlearning tool: Guidiance.

2018 130

When Inclusion Excludes ….

Jenny Connected

The final version of the paper is on the Learning, Media and Technology website – [link]. counter narrative of open online education. This is the title of a new paper, co-authored with Mariana Funes and published today in Learning Media and Technology, by Taylor & Francis Online.

2018 139

Iain McGilchrist and the divided brain

Jenny Connected

Since returning from the course I have found this excellent video on Iain’s website. Last weekend I attended a 4-day Field & Field course in which Iain McGilchrist discussed with us the main themes in his book – The Master and his Emissary.

2018 130

And So It Begins … By Shutting the Gate

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s one way to deal with the requirements of GDPR (hat tip, BBC): A number of high-profile US news websites are temporarily unavailable in Europe after new European Union rules on data protection came into effect. We recognise you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore cannot grant you access at this time.”

2018 89

Seeing Around the Corner

Michael Sampson - Currents

annual reports, public filings, websites). A post from Outthinker outlines a strategic planning method for being able to “see around the corner.” ” The base idea is that changes in language (how we describe things) changes along with the possibilities presented by new innovations (“ …what limits the progress of innovations are not the new innovations themselves but the concepts that people use to discuss them “).

2018 89

Dean Walker Interviews Dave on Collapse, Grief & Non-Duality

How to Save the World

Dean’s podcast is part of the Living Resilience website. This is a long (55min) and very indulgent interview that Dean did with me last week. He asks great questions, and lets me ramble on (perhaps a bit too much).

2018 46

The year of living chaordically

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been intending to do this for a number of years now, and the planning guide that lives on this website ( available for free in English and Spanish ) is essentially the book treatment and summary.

2018 46

Networking to Find Better Work

How to Save the World

Step 10: Ancillary use of a website and social media.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: T he events of the last three months have made it increasingly clear that we’re well into the first wave of global industrial civilization’s collapse.

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